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Florida students, residents rally to denounce political inaction after shooting

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Hundreds of students, teachers and residents filled the terrace of the Broward County federal...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2018. There are 315 days left in the year. This is Presidents Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 19, 1968, the children’s program “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” created by and starring Fred Rogers, made its network debut on National...


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He survived the Florida school shooting. He vows not to return to classes until gun laws

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. PARKLAND, Fla. - Alex Wind, a 17-year-old junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, was in drama class when the fire alarm went off around 2:20 Wednesday afternoon. He was one of the first students out of the classroom, bursting into a hallway. In the distance,...


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The Latest: Couple says suspect told them he was sorry

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 7:50 a.m. The couple who took in the Florida school shooting suspect after his mother died says he told them he was sorry after the shooting. Speaking Monday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” James and...


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Trump stays quiet on shooting victims, fumes over Russia

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump spent the holiday weekend hunkered down at his Florida estate, watching cable television news, grousing to club members and advisers and fuming over the investigation of Russian election meddling. In a marathon series of furious tweets from Mar-a-...


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Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ross names craft brewery owner Julie Verratti as running

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Maryland gubernatorial candidate Alec Ross has chosen Julie Verratti, owner of a craft brewery in Montgomery County, as his running mate. Verratti co-founded Denizens Brewing Co. four years ago in Silver Spring and previously served as a senior policy adviser at the U....


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Madaleno's running mate: Luwanda Jenkins, business executive, former O'Malley appointee

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Maryland gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. Richard Madaleno, D-Montgomery, has tapped as his running mate Luwanda Jenkins, a Baltimore native who served in the administrations of the last three Democratic governors. Jenkins directed the Office of Minority Affairs...


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Trump lashes out over Russia probe in angry and error-laden tweetstorm

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump lashed out with fresh anger about the intensifying Russia probe over the weekend, accusing Democrats of enabling a foreign adversary to interfere in the 2016 election and attacking the FBI as well as his own national...


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Funeral after funeral, an emotional marathon for survivors of the Parkland school

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. PARKLAND, Fla. - Under vacation-blue Florida skies, the young mourners have emerged from family SUVs and minivans at funeral after funeral, high school girls in black dresses and heels and teen boys in black shirts and pants. “This is physically and emotionally the...


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Jim Bridwell, free-spirited climber who conquered Yosemite, dies at 73

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Jim Bridwell, a paisley-clad climber who pioneered new routes up some of the world’s most formidable rock faces, including the prow of El Capitan - a granite monolith in California’s Yosemite Valley that rises twice the height of the Empire State Building - died Feb....


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Trump lashes out over Russia probe in angry and error-laden tweetstorm

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump lashed out with fresh anger about the intensifying Russia probe over the weekend, accusing Democrats of enabling a foreign adversary to interfere in the 2016 election and attacking the FBI as well as his own national...


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